*Note - this material is also available in my paid course, "The Ultimate Guide to Funding a Business", along with more information.
This course will teach you the best places for increasing your chances of meeting potential investors for your startup or existing business. The lessons are delivered through short video sessions and bonus material includes a brief eBook that covers the material .
Plus, get to listen to the CEO of an angel investor network share tips for working with angel investors!
No special equipment is needed. Just something to take notes with, be it pen/paper or a smart device.
Many entrepreneurs discount the depth of their own network when beginning to look for startup investors. Use this question and it will dramatically change your chances of finding investors for your company.
Pitch competitions are a great place to meet potential investors. That is because they, the investors, tend to attend such events as a way to see what startups are up and coming.
Similar to pitch competitions, accelerators and incubators are instructor led programs that are designed to speed up the launch and/or growth of the startups they accept into their programs. Generally 90 days in length, these programs often require you apply to be accepted and are often industry focused.
Networking in general is a great way to meet investors. Just be sure you are selective where you network. No sense in spending all your time at networking events with too many corporate people.
Online sites like fundable.com and angel.co are great places to establish a profile. Just be careful that you get to know any potential investor before you formalize a relationship with them.
Try answering these three questions to see how much you understand about meeting investors.
Now that you have learned all about meeting angel investors, it is time to listen to one share tips on working with them. Check out my friend and CEO of Angel Capital Group discuss all things angel investor.
This ebook summarizes the course by going through each section. On top of that it is downloadable!
Here is your chance to practice, and get feedback, on what you would say to an investor. Just message me, through Udemy, your "elevator pitch" and I will do my best to personally provide you some input and how to better structure your statement.
There is a new type of startup funding that is gaining in popularity, so I wanted to share it with you.
In this video I talk about the Initial Coin Offering (ICO) and why you should be careful in raising capital through this equity vehicle.
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